Full-Time MBA

Getting to Campus

Visit Chicago Booth


Get a glimpse of life as a Chicago Booth student! Visit us on campus and experience Booth’s unique community and pay-it-forward culture firsthand. Spend a day connecting with current students, meet with an Admissions representative, and attend a class with our world-renowned faculty where you will see The Chicago Approach come to life.

Visiting campus is a great way to get to know Booth and is not considered as a part of the application evaluation process. We can’t wait to welcome you!

  • Campus Visit Program
  • Summer/ Winter Break Visits
  • Booth Live
  • Visiting Hours

When Booth classes are in session, we offer our Campus Visit Program three times a week at the Charles M. Harper Center in Hyde Park. You will have the opportunity to attend a class, sit in an information session from admissions, tour the building, and have lunch with current students.

This fall quarter our visits will occur:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
October 7 - December 6

Campus Visit Program: Sample Agenda »

8:25 a.m.

Morning Class Option

Attend a class taught by a world-renowned Chicago Booth faculty member. Visitors must arrive to the Admissions Office by 8:15 a.m. Class signup is upon arrival on a first-come, first-served basis. You will not be able to sign up for a specific class in advance of your arrival, and visitors are not permitted into class after 8:25 a.m.

10:30 a.m. 

Information Session and Q&A

Join our Admissions officer for an information session and detailed overview of The Chicago Approach, the application process, and resources available to students. The second half of the information session will transition into an open Q&A with current Booth students, who are excited to share their experiences and answer any questions you have.

11:40 a.m. 

Tour of Harper Center

Take a guided tour of the school, led by current Booth students. Visitors get a full-access introduction to our state-of-the-art Harper Center, home to the Full-Time MBA Program.

12:30 p.m.

Lunch with Students

Enjoy lunch with more Boothies! This is an excellent opportunity to ask questions and candidly talk with students and other visitors who share your career interests.

1:25 p.m. 

Afternoon Class Option

Attend a class taught by a world-renowned Chicago Booth faculty member. Plan to arrive at the Admissions Office by 10:15 a.m., as your day will begin with the information session and Q&A. Class signup is upon arrival to the Admissions Office on a first-come, first-served basis. You will not be able to sign-up for a specific class in advance of your arrival and visitors are not permitted into class after 1:25 p.m.

Visitors need to choose either a morning or afternoon class and are not permitted to attend both sessions.

Register for a visit »

When Booth classes are not in session, you can participate in our abbreviated campus visit program at the Charles M. Harper Center in Hyde Park. You will get to attend an information session with admissions, and be taken on a tour of the building.

Abbreviated campus visits will occur every Monday:
December 9 - January 6
(holiday closures will affect these dates)

Abbreviated Campus Visit: Sample Agenda »

10:30 a.m. 

Information Session and Q&A

Join our Admissions officer for an Information Session and detailed overview of The Chicago Approach, the application process, and resources available to students. The second half of the Information Session will transition into an open Q&A.

11:00 a.m. 

Tour of Harper Center

Take a guided tour of the school, led by an admissions director. Visitors get a full introduction to our state-of-the-art Harper Center, home to the Full-Time MBA Program.

Register for a visit »

The admissions office is also open to visitors on all non-holiday business days. Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00p.m. CST. You have the opportunity to speak with an admissions director, and take a self-guided tour of the building.

Outside of our traditional Campus Visit Program, we also offer a full-day visit experience called Booth Live. Occurring twice every year, the event gives you an unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself in Chicago Booth's supportive culture. You’ll spend the day with current students, and be introduced to everything from academics and resources to community and clubs. Experience for yourself what it's like to be a Boothie.

Booth Live: Sample Agenda »

 REGISTER:

10:30 a.m. 

Registration and Refreshments

11:00 a.m. 

Welcome

Members of our student community and Admissions Committee provide an introduction to your exciting and informative day at Chicago Booth. 

11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Programming

Enjoy a full day of programming and experience firsthand how our community comes together every day to make Booth such a special place to learn.  See The Chicago Approach come to life through classroom faculty discussions, interactive panel discussions, career networking, and much more!

4:30 p.m. 

LPF Social

Close the day mingling with current students while enjoying cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at our fun Friday tradition, known around here as the Liquidity Preference Function (LPF).

 

The Chicago Booth admissions office is open to visitors on all non-holiday business days. You have the opportunity to speak with an admissions director, and take a self-guided tour of the building.

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST

Please note, the admissions office will be closed on the following days:

  • November 28 - 29, 2019
  • December 23 - 27, 2019
  • January 1, 2020

 You can always contact admissions directly with any questions.


 

 

 

University of Chicago Information Session and Campus Tour

Individuals who are interested in attending a general University of Chicago information session and a campus tour should contact the Undergraduate Office of Admissions at 773.702.8650.